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hominoid

(hŏm′ə-noid′)
adj.
1. Of or belonging to the superfamily Hominoidea, which consists of the lesser apes and the great apes including humans.
2. Resembling a human.
n.
A member of the Hominoidea.
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Moreover the hominoid approach was proposed to make the system more reliable.
Prior to this discovery, the species now included in Equatorius had been placed in another hominoid genus from the African middle Miocene, Kenyapithecus.
It presents, in visual form, a hypothesis about the course of evolutionary change in hominoids, change that led to the appearance of modern man.
On the other hand, their detailed cross-species analysis of the species-specific social network characteristics among both hominoids and Old World monkeys, proffers a provocative approach for generalizing about the social organization differences among and between apes and monkeys.
In human populations, however, and possibly amongst hominoids, cultural mechanisms may have existed which considerably relax the conditions necessary for group selection.
Evolution of The hominoid prefrontal cortex: imaging and quantitative analysis of area 10.
Uric acid (UA) is an intermediate product in the purine degradation pathway in cells but is the final product of purine catabolism in humans, due to the loss of uricase activity during hominoid evolution [86].
The Siwalik Group rocks constituting the Sub-Himalayan hill ranges have long been known to yield rich Neogene to Quaternary vertebrate fossil assemblages that represent dominantly mammalians fauna of multiple lineages, including rodents, artiodactyls, perissodactyls, proboscideans, carnivores and occasionally but of critical significance hominoid primates (Barry et al.
Rukwapithecus fleaglei is an early hominoid represented by a mandible preserving several teeth.
He now edits an on-line refereed journal, The Relict Hominoid Inquiry (www.
A fossil hominoid proximal femur from Kikorongo Crater, southwestern Uganda.
Recent African Origin of Modern Humans Revealed by Complete Sequences of Hominoid Mitochondrial DNAs," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 92 (1995): 532-6; Max Ingman et al.